Introducing the New Xbox Mastercard
A New Way to Earn More Value for Gaming
For the gaming community, loyalty and rewards are now more rewarding than ever before. The gaming industry has seen many loyalty programs, but this latest offering from Xbox, in collaboration with Barclays US Consumer Bank, is setting new standards. Microsoft Xbox announced today via their news blog the latest credit card offering.
The Xbox Mastercard offers a unique proposition for gamers and non-gamers alike, with a range of benefits that extend beyond the gaming platform.
A Closer Look at the Xbox Mastercard
Released exclusively to Xbox Insiders in the continental United States, Alaska, and Hawaii from September 21, this card presents an exciting array of benefits tailored for the modern consumer:
Reward Points: Earn 5x points on eligible Microsoft Store products, 3x points on streaming services like Netflix and Disney+, 3x points on dining delivery services like Grubhub and DoorDash, and 1x points on other everyday purchases.
Sign-up Bonus: New cardholders are treated to 5,000 card points (equivalent to a $50 value) after making their first purchase.
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate: New Game Pass members can enjoy three months of the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate after their initial purchase. Existing members can gift this to a friend, enhancing the social aspect of gaming.
Personalized Design: Choose from one of five iconic designs and further personalize it with your gamertag.
Flexibility and Security: This card is ready for the digital age, supporting contactless payments and digital wallets. Plus, with free online access to FICO Credit Score and $0 Fraud Liability protection, cardholders can shop confidently.
Joining the Xbox Insider Program
This program offers fans an inside track into the Xbox universe. To become an Insider, one simply needs to download the Xbox Insider Hub app on Xbox or a Windows PC. Click here for more details on the Xbox Insider program.
How to Get Your Hands on One
Eligible Xbox Insiders can apply from September 21. The card will be made available in phases to members throughout the fall. The wider Xbox community in the 50 United States can anticipate its availability in 2024.
Xbox continues to demonstrate its commitment to its community, using feedback to offer value-packed solutions that align with user needs. I think this is an awesome option for any hardcore gamer to have a cool-looking card in your wallet whilst also saving towards gaming stuff. The Xbox Mastercard, in its essence, not only rewards for gaming but enriches everyday life.